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ĦĦĦĦAs they had no ladders, the French scaled it with their nails.,ĦĦĦĦIn the East, the Valde-Grace projected its dark mass on the clear horizon with the sharpness of steel; Venus dazzlingly brilliant was rising behind that dome and had the air of a soul making its escape from a gloomy edifice.....He never said who did it...but we all knew.,.ĦĦĦĦ"This is Thenardier!",something out o f a Robert Frost poem. Big oak tree. Red checks...
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Demandait Charlot a Charlotte.,ĦĦĦĦJean Valjean experienced an indescribable contagion of tranquillity in that alley of ancient Paris, which is so narrow that it is barred against carriages by a transverse beam placed on two posts, which is deaf and dumb in the midst of the clamorous city, dimly lighted at mid-day, and is, so to speak, incapable of emotions between two rows of lofty houses centuries old, which hold their peace like ancients as they are. There was a touch of stagnant oblivion in that street.,;,ĦĦĦĦ"You are tired- try to sleep.",? Leo Tolstoy;ĦĦĦĦOn that side the lane was open, and about two hundred paces further on, ran into a street of which it was the affluent.. Find out more.
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,ĦĦĦĦ"No, it is mine.",ĦĦĦĦ"Hush!" whispered the count and turned to Simon. "Have you seen the young countess?" he asked. "Where is she?",,ĦĦĦĦAnd that is how power is understood by the science of jurisprudence, that exchange bank of history which offers to exchange history's understanding of power for true gold.!Red gets his breakfast and heads for a table. Andy falls in step, slips him a tightly-folded square of paper.;ĦĦĦĦI want to see my child!";ĦĦĦĦ"Well?" asked Pierre, seeing his friend's strange animation with surprise, and noticing the glance he turned on Natasha as he rose....Find out more.
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ĦĦĦĦThis letter had not yet been presented to the Emperor when Barclay, one day at dinner, informed Bolkonski that the sovereign wished to see him personally, to question him about Turkey, and that Prince Andrew was to present himself at Bennigsen's quarters at six that evening....,ĦĦĦĦ"And why has the Emperor Alexander taken command of the armies? What is the good of that? War is my profession, but his business is to reign and not to command armies! Why has he taken on himself such a responsibility?",ĦĦĦĦ Let us turn back,--that is one of the story-teller's rights,-- and put ourselves once more in the year 1815, and even a little earlier than the epoch when the action narrated in the first part of this book took place.,ĦĦĦĦIn order to reach them, it was necessary to risk himself in a tolerably large unsheltered and illuminated space.,ĦĦĦĦEnjolras glanced at Javert, and said to him:--,ĦĦĦĦNatasha was calmer but no happier. She not merely avoided all external forms of pleasure- balls, promenades, concerts, and theaters- but she never laughed without a sound of tears in her laughter. She could not sing. As soon as she began to laugh, or tried to sing by herself, tears choked her: tears of remorse, tears at the recollection of those pure times which could never return, tears of vexation that she should so uselessly have ruined her young life which might have been so happy. Laughter and singing in particular seemed to her like a blasphemy, in face of her sorrow. Without any need of self-restraint, no wish to coquet ever entered her head. She said and felt at that time that no man was more to her than Nastasya Ivanovna, the buffoon. Something stood sentinel within her and forbade her every joy. Besides, she had lost all the old interests of her carefree girlish life that had been so full of hope. The previous autumn, the hunting, "Uncle," and the Christmas holidays spent with Nicholas at Otradnoe were what she recalled oftenest and most painfully. What would she not have given to bring back even a single day of that time! But it was gone forever. Her presentiment at the time had not deceived her- that that state of freedom and readiness for any enjoyment would not return again. Yet it was necessary to live on.,Sirius ,SECOND EPILOGUE,ĦĦĦĦ"We shall if everybody wants it; it can't be helped.... But believe me, my dear boy, there is nothing stronger than those two: patience and time, they will do it all. But the advisers n'entendent pas de cette oreille, voila le mal.* Some want a thing- others don't. What's one to do?" he asked, evidently expecting an answer. "Well, what do you want us to do?" he repeated and his eye shone with a deep, shrewd look. "I'll tell you what to do," he continued, as Prince Andrew still did not reply: "I will tell you what to do, and what I do. Dans le doute, mon cher," he paused, "abstiens-toi"*- he articulated the French proverb deliberately. ;ĦĦĦĦAnd she sank down as though on the point of death..
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ĦĦĦĦIt was the man who had just met Cosette.,LastIndexNext!ĦĦĦĦ"Then I won't let it come to that... I shall tell!" cried Sonya, bursting into tears.,Et tous ces fichus changes en chiffons?,ĦĦĦĦTo the men who fought against the rising truths of physical philosophy, it seemed that if they admitted that truth it would destroy faith in God, in the creation of the firmament, and in the miracle of Joshua the son of Nun. To the defenders of the laws of Copernicus and Newton, to Voltaire for example, it seemed that the laws of astronomy destroyed religion, and he utilized the law of gravitation as a weapon against religion.,LastIndexNext,ĦĦĦĦBut the fever, allayed for an instant, gradually resumed possession of him.;
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,ĦĦĦĦ"Yes, sir.", ,ĦĦĦĦPierre interrupted him.!ĦĦĦĦ"Don't you see his air?"!ĦĦĦĦLavrushka noticed this and to entertain him further, pretending not to know who Napoleon was, added:,ĦĦĦĦBetween nine o'clock and half-past ten the whole army, incredible as it may appear, had taken up its position and ranged itself in six lines, forming, to repeat the Emperor's expression, "the figure of six V's." A few moments after the formation of the battle-array, in the midst of that profound silence, like that which heralds the beginning of a storm, which precedes engagements, the Emperor tapped Haxo on the shoulder, as he beheld the three batteries of twelve-pounders, detached by his orders from the corps of Erlon, Reille, and Lobau, and destined to begin the action by taking Mont-Saint-Jean, which was situated at the intersection of the Nivelles and the Genappe roads, and said to him, "There are four and twenty handsome maids, General.".ĦĦĦĦThou wert in the forest, thou wert greatly terrified; dost thou remember how I took hold of the handle of the water-bucket? That was the first time that I touched thy poor, little hand.,ĦĦĦĦThis was enough.,ĦĦĦĦThe princess decided to leave on the fifteenth. The cares of preparation and giving orders, for which everyone came to her, occupied her all day. She spent the night of the fourteenth as usual, without undressing, in the room next to the one where the prince lay. Several times, waking up, she heard his groans and muttering, the creak of his bed, and the steps of Tikhon and the doctor when they turned him over. Several times she listened at the door, and it seemed to her that his mutterings were louder than usual and that they turned him over oftener. She could not sleep and several times went to the door and listened, wishing to enter but not deciding to do so. Though he did not speak, Princess Mary saw and knew how unpleasant every sign of anxiety on his account was to him. She had noticed with what dissatisfaction he turned from the look she sometimes involuntarily fixed on him. She knew that her going in during the night at an unusual hour would irritate him.!
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ĦĦĦĦTeeth and claws fear what they cannot grasp.,ĦĦĦĦI love my love, corn-flowers are blue.";ĦĦĦĦWell, the monarchy is a foreigner; oppression is a stranger; the right divine is a stranger.,,,ĦĦĦĦThe nocturnal quivering of the forest surrounded her completely.!!